Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Signal Processing over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 469 522 527
Rank change year-on-year +53 +5 +101
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 56 28 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.093% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.10% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 41 28 61
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £41,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +11.76%

Signal Processing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 25,775 26,978 31,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.23% 89.58% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21,288 22,296 26,100
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East.

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +4 27 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Thames Valley +22 13 £70,000 +55.56% 3
Oxfordshire +16 10 £70,000 +55.56% 2
Surrey +40 9 £37,500 -16.67% 3
West Sussex - 4 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £67,500 -
Kent - 1 - -
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 35 (62.50%) C++
2 26 (46.43%) C
3 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 23 (41.07%) Python
5 22 (39.29%) Degree
5 22 (39.29%) Mathematics
6 21 (37.50%) Digital Signal Processing
6 21 (37.50%) Algorithms
7 20 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (32.14%) PhD
9 17 (30.36%) Physics
9 17 (30.36%) Computer Science
10 16 (28.57%) MATLAB
11 15 (26.79%) Electronics
11 15 (26.79%) Neural Network
11 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
11 15 (26.79%) Deep Learning
12 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
13 11 (19.64%) Machine Learning
13 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
14 10 (17.86%) Computer Vision
15 9 (16.07%) Linux
15 9 (16.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 8 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
16 8 (14.29%) MS Visio
16 8 (14.29%) Wireless
16 8 (14.29%) VHDL
16 8 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
17 7 (12.50%) DTS
17 7 (12.50%) Java

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.14%) DNN
2 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.36%) Simulink
3 2 (3.57%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.79%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Wireless
2 5 (8.93%) Software-Defined Radio
3 3 (5.36%) Network Security
4 2 (3.57%) 5G
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.79%) LTE
5 1 (1.79%) RS-485
5 1 (1.79%) Skype
5 1 (1.79%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) DTS
2 6 (10.71%) GIS
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Power BI
4 1 (1.79%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) CMake
General
1 15 (26.79%) Electronics
2 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.71%) Military
3 6 (10.71%) Multimedia
4 3 (5.36%) Games
4 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Finance
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Software Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Field Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Junior
5 4 (7.14%) Junior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Research Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Algorithm Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Radar Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Field Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Radio Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (7.14%) TensorFlow
3 3 (5.36%) JSP
3 3 (5.36%) OpenCV
3 3 (5.36%) Qt
3 3 (5.36%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.79%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.79%) SciPy
4 1 (1.79%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 17 (30.36%) Computer Science
3 9 (16.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (14.29%) VHDL
5 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.36%) Acoustics
6 3 (5.36%) CUDA
6 3 (5.36%) SIMD
7 1 (1.79%) ASIC
7 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) Optoelectronics
7 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.79%) SystemC
7 1 (1.79%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 22 (39.29%) Mathematics
3 21 (37.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 20 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (30.36%) Physics
6 15 (26.79%) Deep Learning
6 15 (26.79%) Neural Network
7 11 (19.64%) Machine Learning
8 10 (17.86%) Computer Vision
9 8 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
10 7 (12.50%) System Testing
11 6 (10.71%) CAD
11 6 (10.71%) Logistics
12 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (5.36%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (5.36%) Experimental Design
13 3 (5.36%) OO
13 3 (5.36%) UML
13 3 (5.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) C++
2 26 (46.43%) C
3 23 (41.07%) Python
4 16 (28.57%) MATLAB
5 7 (12.50%) Java
6 4 (7.14%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.36%) C#
8 2 (3.57%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.57%) VB
8 2 (3.57%) VC++
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.79%) R
9 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) SQL
9 1 (1.79%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Degree
2 18 (32.14%) PhD
3 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
4 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) HNC
5 3 (5.36%) HND
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) KVM
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Xilinx
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) ANSYS
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) VMware